Archive - 2013 - News

October 18th

Dayton Has Final Say In Organizing Board

Dayton's town council appointed the last two members of a joint powers board set up to provide natural gas service to residents and businesses in the Tongue River Valley.

Governor Welcomes Furloughed Employees

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Gov. Matt Mead

State employees furloughed by the federal government shutdown have been asked to come back to work.

Local Agency Receives University Honors

Nursing students Shelby Fitzhugh, left, and Sheryl Anderson practice skills in university's mock hospital lab. (Photo Provided)

The University of Wyoming's Whitney School of Nursing has named Sheridan County Public Health as a community partner for its work with the school in educating the next generation of nurses.

Wyoming Made Products Become Hits

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A mercantile for Wyoming-made products recorded more than $32,000 in sales this summer during Cheyenne Frontier Days and the Wyoming State Fair.

Shutdown Effects Could Linger For Tribes

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American Indian leaders say disruptions to some services for the elderly and other needy reservation residents could linger despite the end of the government shutdown.

October 17th

Buffalo Now Has Drop-off Drug Box

A new green “lock box” at the Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center will possibly encourage residents to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs in Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Accepts Grant For Police Camera

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his report to the City Council at their meeting Tuesday, and requested they accept a grant to purchase a crime scene camera.

JCSD1 Admins To Board: Why We Support Common Core

At their meeting this week, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a report from Dr. Jeannie Iberlin on why the district's administration is in support of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

Cap Tax Talks Continue

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Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier, far right, discusses the cap tax at a public meeting Thursday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A public presentation on the Capital Facilities Tax was held Thursday evening at the Sheridan County Courthouse. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Senator Enzi Discusses Debt Limit Increase

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming was a guest on Thursday's Public Pulse program on News Talk 930 KROE. Senator Enzi was asked by host Kim Love why he was one of 19 Republican senators who voted against the debt limit increase.